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The Aftermath Of 'Operation Clean Sweep'19:43


Debate continues after a tumultuous week in the South End.

First there was an attack on a Suffolk County House of Corrections officer, followed by a Boston Police Department action called "Operation Clean Sweep," which resulted in 34 arrests.

Many South End residents residents say the police action was long overdue in a neighborhood that's experiencing a rise in crime.

But activists say it further stigmatized a vulnerable population and displaced many from their treatment, and their community.


Annissa Essaibi George, Boston City Councilor. She Tweets @AnnissaforBos.

George Stergios, president of the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association.

This segment aired on August 13, 2019.


Walter Wuthmann Twitter Freelance Producer
Walter Wuthmann is a freelance producer for Radio Boston and WBUR's Newscast.


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